FFMpeg is at the core of tons of multimedia utilities, but the utility itself doesn't have the ability to convert multiple files at once. Thankfully, FFMpeg is scriptable, and you can easily set something up quickly with Bash.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Set Up Your Variables
  • How to Construct the Loop
  • How to Strip Out the File Names
  • How to Put it All Together, and Run

Both GNOME and Plasma have their own tools for working with Bluetooth, but desktops like XFCE, MATE, and Cinnamon all use the same common set of tools, making working with Bluetooth speakers across these desktops super simple.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install the Required Tools
  • How to Connect a Speaker
  • How to Pair Switch Audio Output

There are a few options for ripping your CDs from the command line, but abcde is easily the most widely available and one of the easiest to work with. You can use it for simple one off rips, or you can configure it to your exact specifications for every use.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install abcde
  • How to Rip a CD with abcde
  • How to Configure abcde

Kodi has its own remote app for Android that makes controlling your media center incredibly simple. In order to use it, all you'll need to do is configure Kodi to allow the remote, and install the app on your Android device.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Allow the Remote on Kodi
  • How to Install the Kodi Remote
  • How to Connect the Remote to Kodi

Kodi's library feature lets you browse your videos in a much friendlier and more visually appealing form. Kodi fetches cover artwork and descriptions for your videos, including more readable movie and show titles. It's simple to set up, and Kodi does most of the work automatically.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Add a New File Source
  • How to Update an Existing Source
  • How to Add an Information Scraper

Pulseaudio has a ton of features, most of which you'll probably never use, but if you do need the ability to play audio through multiple output devices at once, you're in luck. That happens to be one of Pulse's lesser known capabilities, and it even works with Bluetooth.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install Paprefs
  • How to Enable Simultaneous Output
  • How to Use Simultaneous Output

Kodi's support for DRM in version 18 and beyond opened the doors to streaming services like Sling TV. It's simple enough to get it running within Kodi and start watching live TV legally.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install the Inputstream Packages
  • How to Install the Inputstream Helper Add-on
  • How to Install Sling TV in Kodi
  • How to Sign in and Use Sling

Add-ons and external repositories are essential for getting the most out of Kodi. The media player has everything you need built in to the add-on management interface, making it very simple to enable external repositories.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Add an External File Source
  • How to Install a Repository From a Zip

There are plenty of applications that you can use to create a playlist on Linux, but Clementine is a longstanding favourite media player that plenty of Linux users already rely on to play their music libraries.

Clementine makes constructing a new playlist very simple and exporting it for use on another device even easier.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install Clementine
  • How to Import Your Music Library
  • How to Create a Playlist
  • How to Export a Playlist

You can control the Clementine media player on your Linux computer from anywhere on your local network via an official Android remote app. You only need that app and to switch a few settings to get started.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Allow Remote Control in Clementine
  • How to Install The Clementine App
  • How to Connect The App and Control Clementine

Managing a messy music library can be a serious pain. Even if you ripped all of your music yourself, there's still a pretty good chance that your ripping application got at least a few things wrong.

Kid3 is a simple graphical meta tag editor for music files that can help you get everything straightened out.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install Kid3
  • How to Edit a Song's Tags
  • How to Change Multiple Files at Once
  • How to Get Album Art

Using a combination of the youtube-dl script and FFMPEG, you can easily rip audio from YouTube videos and instantly convert it to MP3, OGG, or any other audio format that you prefer for your music library.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install FFMPEG and youtube-dl
  • How to Download and Convert a YouTube Video
  • How to Convert a Video in One Line and Script It

Disney Plus is super popular, and it's not wonder. The service is loaded with Disney, Marvel, and Star Wars streaming content, including original series. There's one problem for Linux users, though. The operating system isn't officially supported. That's alright, though, it's still popular to stream your favorite shows and movies.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Enable DRM Playback on Firefox
  • How to Spoof Google Chrome on Windows 10
  • How to Watch Disney Plus on Firefox

VLC is a popular open source media player, and it's earned its reputation as one of the best. Aside from playing your media files and DVDs, it can do other useful things, like streaming video and ripping DVDs for backups. This guide will help you use VLC to make digital backups of your DVDs on Linux.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install VLC
  • How to Rip a DVD to Your Hard Drive With VLC

MP3 is still easily the most widly used and widely supported digital audio file format. As a result, working with MP3 tends to be simple, especially on Linux. There was a time when it was still a proprietary format, and required additional packages, but now, converting your MP3 files is a breeze.

In this tutorial you will learn:
  • How to Install SoundConverter
  • How to Convert To MP3
  • How to Convert From MP3

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